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Sphalerite from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

 
Sphalerite from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

Sphalerite from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

Sphalerite from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

Sphalerite from Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 50233
Mineral:Sphalerite
Locality:Groundhog Mine, Central District, Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Lustrous black sphalerite crystals in aggregates of parallel crystals with brassy chalcopyrite included in the bottom. The sphalerite crystals are octahedral with dodecahedral and cubic faces on the edges. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #337
Overall Size:4x3x2 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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